Double Shooting Leaves One Man Dead and One Injured

On Thursday, September 28, 2012, a double shooting left one man dead and one in the hospital.                                                                                       Shortly after midnight, a concerned citizen notified 911 that there was an injured person lying outside of a residence located at 1338 East Washington St. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived and discovered a male subject deceased [...]

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Local Men Honored for Support of the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch

On Friday, September 28, 2012, two local men were honored for their 25 year support of the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch. Sheriff Mark Hunter presented Mr. Lester Scaff and Mr. Robin Green with a Distinquihed Service Award from the Florida Sheriff’s Association in recoginition of 25 years of Honorary Membership. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office [...]

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Arkansas Sexual Offender Arrested for Sexual Battery

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, an Arkansas man was arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies for sexually assaulting a 17 year old Columbia County girl. Deputies were notified by the victim’s father that his daughter may have had sexual contact with the suspect. At approximately 9:45 pm, Deputies Chad Guerry and Corporal Rick Glover [...]

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Man Arrested for Robbery

On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested on robbery and other charges. At approximately 3:30 pm, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence off S.W. Diamond Ct to investigate a reported robbery. Deputies interviewed the victim whom advised them that a male subject had stolen $150.00 from her purse [...]

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New Volunteer Joins Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, Ms. Ana Moore joined the Citizens Service Unit at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony attended by friends and co-workers, Ms. Moore was officially welcomed and sworn-in by Sheriff Mark Hunter. The Citizens Service Unit is an all volunteer division at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. CSU members [...]

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